2013–14 National Premier League

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National Premier League
Season 2013–14
Champions Montego Bay United
CFU Club Championship Montego Bay United
Waterhouse

The 2013–14 National Premier League (also known as the 2013–14 Red Stripe Premier League) is the highest competitive football league in Jamaica. It is the 40th edition of the competition. The season will begin in September 15 and will be completed in May 2014. The teams will play each other 3 times each then the top eight teams will enter a knock-out playoff to decide the campions. Harbour View were the defending champions, having won their fourth Jamaican championship last season.[1]

Teams[edit]

Rivoli United and August Town FC were promoted following the RSPL Promotion playoffs. Reno FC and Savannah FC both from Westmoreland were relegated at the end of the 2012-2013 season.

Team Location Stadium Stadium Capacity Manager
Arnett Gardens Kingston Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex 7,000 Jamaica Calvin Lewis
Boys' Town Kingston Collie Smith Drive Sporting Complex 2,000 Jamaica Andrew Price
Harbour View Kingston Harbour View Mini Stadium 7,000 Jamaica
Rivoli United Spanish Town Prison Oval 1,500 Jamaica
Humble Lions Clarendon Effortville Community Centre 1,000 Jamaica Lenworth Hyde Sr.
Montego Bay United Montego Bay Catherine Hall Stadium 8,000 Jamaica Donovan Duckie
Portmore United Portmore Ferdie Neita Sports Complex 2,000 Jamaica
August Town Kingston UWI Bowl 2,000 Jamaica
Sporting Central Academy Clarendon Brancourt Sports Ground, Clarendon Park 2,000 Jamaica
Tivoli Gardens Kingston Railway Oval 3,000 Jamaica Glendon "Admiral" Bailey
Cavalier Kingston Stadium East Field 1,000 Jamaica
Waterhouse Kingston Waterhouse Stadium 5,000 Jamaica

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League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Waterhouse 33 19 8 6 46 24 +22 65 Qualification for 2015 CFU Club Championship
2 Harbour View 33 15 11 7 44 26 +18 56
3 Montego Bay United (C) 33 14 11 8 32 21 +11 53 Qualification for 2015 CFU Club Championship
4 Arnett Gardens 33 15 7 11 48 33 +15 52
5 Tivoli Gardens 33 12 9 12 39 38 +1 45
6 Rivoli United 33 11 11 11 29 35 −6 44
7 Humble Lions 33 9 14 10 36 39 −3 41
8 Cavalier 33 11 7 15 27 43 −16 40
9 Boys' Town 33 8 14 11 30 30 0 38
10 Sporting Central Academy 33 9 11 13 29 37 −8 38
11 Portmore United 33 8 9 16 26 35 −9 33 Relegation to 2014-15 Jamaican Second Levels
12 August Town 33 5 12 16 20 46 −26 27

Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Semifinals[edit]

First legs[edit]

Second legs[edit]

Montego Bay United wins series 3–2 on aggregate

Waterhouse wins series 5–4 on aggregate

Finals[edit]

National Premier League champions:
Montego Bay United
3rd Title

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Team Goals
1 Jamaica Brian Brown Harbour View F.C. 18
2 Jamaica Devon Hodges Rivoli United F.C. 17
3 Jamaica Francois Swaby Sporting Central Academy 14
4 Jamaica Girvon Brown Cavalier F.C. 12
5 Jamaica Dino Williams Montego Bay United F.C. 11
6 Jamaica Newton Sterling Arnett Gardens F.C. 10
7 Jamaica Omando McLeod Humble Lions F.C. 8
Jamaica Damarley Samuels Waterhouse F.C.
9 Jamaica Rafiek Thomas Boys' Town F.C. 7
Jamaica Roberto Fletcher Humble Lions F.C.
Jamaica Kirk Ramsay Arnett Gardens F.C.
Jamaica Hughan Gray Waterhouse F.C.

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Individual awards[edit]

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Monthly awards[edit]

Month CHEC Player of the Month CHEC Coach of the Month
Player Nat Club Link Coach Nat Club Link
September 2013 Raymond Williamson  JAM Rivoli United F.C. 5G 0A Harold Thomas  JAM Harbour View F.C. []
October 2013 Raymond Williamson  JAM Rivoli United F.C. 0G 0A Harold Thomas  JAM Harbour View F.C. []
November 2013  JAM  JAM []
December 2013 Adoah Nickle  JAM Portmore United F.C. 3G 0A  JAM []
January 2014 Ricardo Morris  JAM Portmore United F.C. 2G 0A  JAM []
February 2014 Devon Haughton  JAM August Town F.C. 0G 0A Anthony Patrick  JAM Waterhouse F.C. []
March 2014 Omando McLeod  JAM Humble Lions F.C. 3G 0A  JAM []
April 2014 Richard McCallum  JAM Waterhouse F.C. 0G 0A Anthony Patrick  JAM Waterhouse F.C. []
May 2014  JAM  JAM []

Promotion from Super Leagues[edit]

The winners of the 4 regional Super Leagues play-off in a home and home round robin series.

Results[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]